Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A large African monitor lizard.
- ‘This experience adds to a list of animals seen in and from our garden over the years: small grey mongooses, leguaans, spotted genets, and bushbuck.’
- ‘We have a vacant plot next to our house and since the grass has caught up to a 6 foot wall, we are experiencing housebreaking, snakes, leguaans and scorpions.’
Late 18th century: from Dutch, probably from French l'iguane the iguana.
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, discover surprising and intriguing language facts from around the globe.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.